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  • Review: In Mera Naam Yousuf Hai, even a kidnapping can't hide sexism

    Proposals, meetings, rejections, confessions and a kidnapping — the last few action-packed episodes of Mera Naam Yousuf Hai had it all, complete with a love-soaked soundtrack, the terrifying innards of a police thaana and well-timed comic relief...

    Read also: Review: Mera Naam Yousuf Hai is a one-sided love story so farWe're led to believe Zulaikha is coming into her own...

  • Lok Virsa celebrates Ba’hai faith

    ISLAMABAD: Lok Virsa and the Ba’hai community on Friday marked the 200th birth anniversay of Baha’u’llah, the founder of the Ba’hai faith, with colourful musical performances that carried messages of love and tolerance...

    A youth group from the Ba’hai community also performed Hum Sab Aik Hain...

  • Sab golmaal hai — a powerful comedy play

    Film and TV artist Sarwat Gillani’s latest theatre offering Sab Golmaal Hai is one of the best comedy plays staged recently in Karachi...

    All the proceeds of this charity theatre play will go to the Special Olympics Pakistan that has been patronising athletes with special needs and also brought us Kiski topi kis ke sar a couple of years back for the same reason...

  • Portfolio: Lahore Lahore hai

    Sarfraz Musawir represents the contemporary generation of cityscape painters in Pakistan, who with his distinctive illustrative skills, has documented the sights and sound of this marvellous city; in a recent exhibition at the Gallery 6 Islamabad, under the title of “Jin’nay Lahore Nai Vekhya” meaning ‘One, who has not visited Lahore’...

  • Saeed Hai lauds Davis Cup win

    KARACHI: Former champion and chairman selection committee Pakistan Tennis Federation (PTF) Khwaja Saeed Hai on Friday congratulated the Pakistan tennis team for winning their Davis Cup semifinal against Indonesia in the Asia Oceania Group II tie played at Jakarta early this week...

    In a congratulatory message to the team, Hai lauded role of captain Hameed-ul-Haq and praised the fine show put up by Aqeel Khan, Samir Iftikhar and young...

  • Reel on hai

    Surrounded by greenery in the middle of the little lawn at the Orangi Pilot Project (OPP) head office’s somewhat circular parking stands the very first prototype of Karachi Biennale’s public project ‘Reel on Hai...

    Sharing more about their ‘Reel on Hai’ project with Dawn, Nasheed Imran, member of Karachi Biennale Trust’s public outreach committee, said they were thinking about community interaction while getting rid of eyesores when...

  • Kaghazi hai pairahan her pekar-i-tasvir ka opens at Alliance

    He worked for many Urdu magazines, including Shama (in Delhi, before migrating to Pakistan) and Akhbar-i-Jahan, Jasoosi Digest, Subrung and Alami Digest...

    An exhibition of artworks created by both Sajjad and Zafar Siddiqui titled Kaghazi hai pairahan her pekar-i-tasvir ka opened at the Alliance Francaise on Saturday...

  • Dynamic images, narratives mark Yeh Hai Karachi’s concluding day

    KARACHI: On the concluding day of the film and photo exhibition titled Yeh Hai Karachi, dynamic images and narratives were projected onto screens with documentary films taking centre stage...

    It spilled over from within the confines of the traditional gallery and the work was also showcased at five public buildings with the parallel spaces, including Cantt railway station, Civil Hospital, NJV School courtyard, Lady Dufferin Hospital,...

  • ‘Penance’ money for Ae Dil Hai Mushkil, a disgrace

    The political “deal” struck by a gutless chief minister of Maharashtra (Devendra Fadnavis) with a bunch of goons, with more nuisance value than legislature support, to “permit” trouble-free screening of Karan Johar’s film Ae Dil Hai Mushkil turns on its head the classical contention that no money-value can be placed on a life — least of all that of a military martyr...

  • Aesay Hi Chalta Hai emerges a winner

    KARACHI: For those who claim theatrical productions must present mighty and grandiose ideas onstage to be critically acclaimed should have watched the play Aesay Hi Chalta Hai directed by Uzma Sabeen, held at the National Academy of Performing Arts on Wednesday...

    Aesay Hi Chalta Hai was considered by many to be the underdog among the many international productions which are part of Napa’s International Theatre and Music Festival...

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